Rosa L. McCormick is a native Austinite and a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, where she received a bachelor's degree in economics and history. Rosa transitioned from the tech world to the investment world in 2002 and is currently Managing Director of Wild Basin Investments which she founded, along with Craig Harris, in 2007. Rosa is also President of Key Light Capital, a related investment firm with broader investment themes.
Rosa was previously a team member at Flat Rock Holdings, a Texas-based investment holding group where she led the restructuring and disposition of an existing private equity and venture capital portfolio.
Rosa represents Wild Basin Investments on the board of SignUp.com, Liveoak Technologies, Nupark, Inc. and Boomerangs Pies. She has also been active in promoting the growth of the entrepreneurial community in Austin. She served on the board of the Central Texas Angel Network from 2011-2016 and participates in numerous educational and industry events both in and outside of Austin.
Rosa lives in Central Austin with her family. She has enjoyed watching the tremendous growth experienced by her hometown and especially the explosion in the size and sophistication of its startup ecosystem. In her spare time, Rosa enjoys trail running and getting out with her family to enjoy all the amazing activities available in Austin and the surrounding area.
Rosa is a member of the Society of Kauffman Fellows, Class 18.